Audio Recording Interview with Pompeo Stillo about his musical career and folk music and dance traditions of Calabria, Chicago, Illinois, part 3

About this Item

Title
Interview with Pompeo Stillo about his musical career and folk music and dance traditions of Calabria, Chicago, Illinois, part 3
Contributor Names
Mathias, Elizabeth (Collector)
Stillo, Pompeo (Interviewee)
Created / Published
Chicago, Illinois, May 13, 1977
Subject Headings
-  Italian Americans
-  Songs
-  Interviews
-  Music
-  Illinois -- Chicago
Genre
Songs
Interviews
Music
Notes
-  Pompeo Stillo, part 3
-  Part 3 of a 4-part interview with Pompeo Stillo, recorded at his store, Harrison Radio, 5909 W. Irving Park Rd., Irving Park IL; Stillo plays a mouth harp (sometimes called a Jew’s harp) and demonstrates how to play; tells how he learned to play; gets out old instruments used to play the Tarantella (dance); plays the accordion (mazurka, tarantella, tango); plays and sings three Calabrese songs, for grain sowing, for harvesting, and for grape picking song; sings tongue twisters; plays a song from Abruzzia; speaks of his work and how he has little time to play; about the Calabrese dialect and Calabrese stories, reads part of a story.
Medium
audiocassette, C-60
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20727a
MBRS Shelflist: RYA 0746
Field Project Identifier: CH77-T203-C
Source Collection
Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Online Format
audio

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Chicago citation style:

Mathias, Elizabeth, and Pompeo Stillo. Interview with Pompeo Stillo about his musical career and folk music and dance traditions of Calabria, Chicago, Illinois, part 3. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20727a/.

APA citation style:

Mathias, E. & Stillo, P. (1977) Interview with Pompeo Stillo about his musical career and folk music and dance traditions of Calabria, Chicago, Illinois, part 3. Chicago, Illinois. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20727a/.

MLA citation style:

Mathias, Elizabeth, and Pompeo Stillo. Interview with Pompeo Stillo about his musical career and folk music and dance traditions of Calabria, Chicago, Illinois, part 3. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20727a/>.